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Youth Services July 202106/24/2021

Youth Services July 2021

First Selectman’s Youth Award Presented To Christina Burland First Selectman Beth Heller presented winner Cristina (Tina) Burland with a plaque for her service to the community. Tina, daughter of Brian Burland and Joanna (LaSala) Burland, also accepted a $200 check from Scott Zimmerman of Peoples Bank. Ms. Heller’s speech honored Tina for her civic mindedness READ MORE.
Zoning Opens Door to Affordability Concept06/24/2021

Zoning Opens Door to Affordability Concept

Some nine months after having received a challenge to its zoning regulations to allow for more housing opportunities, the Town Plan and Zoning Commission (TPZ) voted 5 to 1 in support of revisions to its regulations and to the Plan of Conservation and Development that would allow for accessory dwelling units throughout the town; as READ MORE.
Woodbridge Recreation News July 202106/24/2021

Woodbridge Recreation News July 2021

The Summer Concert series is back. Tuesday Evenings in July, with distance seating areas, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Woodbridge Town Green. July 6 is “Shaded Soul Band”, featuring soul music. July 13 features “Boogie Chillun” (Country, Blues, Jazz, Rock and Soul music). July 20 features “Center Line Band” – Rock n’ Roll READ MORE.

From the First Selectman July 2021

July 1 begins our new fiscal year, and there will be several new elected members of the Board of Selectmen. Additionally, this brings many new volunteers who have offered to serve on our many boards and commission. Please join me in welcoming these folks who help guide and advise our town. I also send a READ MORE.
Woodbridge Rotary Club Amity Student of the Month06/24/2021

Woodbridge Rotary Club Amity Student of the Month

Woodbridge Rotary Club completed its 2020-2021 Student of the Month program in spite of the limitations of COVID. Meetings were held the last Friday of the month from January through May. All meetings were held via Zoom and well attended by Rotarians, Amity staff, students, and parents. Rotarian Neelima Kaushal was Program Chair who interfaced READ MORE.

Student News July 2021

Achievements Union College Phi Beta Kappa Schenectady, NY – Beck DeYoung, of Woodbridge, CT, was named to the Union College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. DeYoung is a member of the Class of 2021. Juniors and seniors of academic distinction who are candidates for the B.A. or general B.S. degree are eligible for membership in READ MORE.

From Across the Aisle: We Need A Better Way

The Town Meeting held on June 2 was, sadly, a disorganized repeat of the failed virtual town meeting of May 17 that adjourned to June 2. After the virtual meeting, one would have expected our town leaders to hold an organized, tightly controlled, by the book meeting. That didn’t happen. There were several missteps, some READ MORE.
Human Services July 202106/24/2021

Human Services July 2021

Woodbridge Human Services staff and other Town employees were certified in CPR, AED and First Aid in a recent hybrid American Heart Association class. Half of the class was offered remotely, and half of the class was offered with in-person, hands-on training. The class was taught by Rene Cordova. Living Treasure Awards Return- Save the READ MORE.

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